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United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Court Employment

The Federal Circuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions.  All submitted applications must include a completed AO 78 Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (pdf).

To learn about working in the federal judiciary, including available benefits, visit the U.S. Courts website (external).

Current Vacancies

Position Opening Date Closing Date
Information Technology Technician: CAFC 21-21 (pdf) November 4, 2021 Open Until Filled
Human Resources Specialist: CAFC 21-23-REVISED (pdf) November 16, 2021 Open Until Filled
Human Resources Generalist: CAFC 21-24 (pdf) November 29, 2021 Open Until Filled

Law Clerk Hiring Plan

Information about the hiring of law clerks by judges of the court is available at the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan page on the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR) site (external), the central online resource for federal law clerk and appellate court staff attorney hiring.